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Alt, Franz L.
Oral history interview with Franz L. Alt, 1969 February 24 and March 13.
The interviews cover Alt's early training and experience and its relationship to his later work in computer science. Other topics include Aberdeen Proving Grounds (1945, 1946); IBM relay calculators; Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer dedication (1945); Harvard ENIAC; John von Newmann and punch card programming; early computer storage; binary computers; Maurice Wilkes and British computer technology.
Franz L. Alt, born in Vienna, Austria in 1910. Mathematics and Computer Science. Director of Division of Applied Mathematics, National Bureau of Standards, 1948-1967, and Information Division of American Institute of Physics, 1967-1973.
Alt, Franz L.
Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957.
Wilkes, M. V. (Maurice Vincent)
Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Computer science -- Mathematics.
ENIAC (Computer)
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Merzbach, Uta C., 1933- interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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